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WMI High School Internship in Uganda

Internship Program Details:

Uganda High School InternshipsBuyobo: In addition to the college internships and fellowships, WMI also sponsors a summer high school internship that is organized by Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, Maryland. The high school students are accompanied by adult chaperones, and stay in a new guesthouse in Buyobo with running water and solar electricity. Uganda High School InternshipsTheir focus is on teaching at Buyobo Primary School and sponsoring projects to improve the school facilities, such as building new classrooms and clean water catchment systems. They also learn about the microfinance program and participate in the women-run businesses. For the two weeks that the high school students reside in village, they learn about life in rural Uganda. Email for more information and details.


Past High School Internship Projects:

East Africa High School Interns - 2014 Summer 2014 - High School Interns
After a 15 hour flight and six hour car ride, nine high school students from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, MD arrived at Buyobo, Uganda at the end of June for a two week internship. Their main project - teaching at Buyobo Primary School - was a challenge at first.
Uganda High School Interns - 2013 Summer 2013 - High School Interns
On June 17th eleven high school students (8 from Walt Whitman High School, 2 from Bethesda Chevy Chase High School - both in Bethesda, MD - and one from a private school in Florida) arrived in Uganda as WMI interns and immediately got to work.
Uganda High School Interns - 2012 Summer 2012 - High School Interns
Eleven students - plus teacher-chaperone Bob Mathis and his wife Tali - from Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda, MD arrived at 2 AM on Sunday, June 17...
Uganda High School Interns - 2011 Summer 2011 - High School Interns
Walt Whitman High School interns arrived in Uganda on June 22nd, 2011. Accompanied by a post-high school student, a few teacher chaperones, June, a WMI member who is originally from Buyobo, and her daughter, Cindy...
Uganda High School Interns - 2010 Summer 2010 - High School Interns
Fabulous! There is no other word to describe the nearly three week long internship that fourteen Walt Whitman High School students from Bethesda, MD undertook in Uganda this summer.

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